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LIVE VIDEO: Memorial for fallen Joburg firefighters

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Firefighters try to extinguish fire at a building on September 06, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three firefighters were confirmed dead when a blaze broke out in a building which houses three provincial departments in the Johannesburg CDB. © (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Sandile Ndlovu) Firefighters try to extinguish fire at a building on September 06, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three firefighters were confirmed dead when a blaze broke out in a building which houses three provincial departments in the Johannesburg CDB.
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• Editor’s note: Livestream above courtesy DStv 403. You can also watch it on DStv Now.

JOHANNESBURG - A memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling a blaze in the Johannesburg CBD, will be held at Ellis Park Arena. 

Simphiwe Moropane, Mduduzi Ndlovu and Khathutshelo Muedi were deployed to help tackle a fire at the Bank of Lisbon building a government-owned property last week. 

Read: Joburg city flags to fly at half-mast for dead firefighters

The three men are being hailed as heroes for their brave work. 

Wreaths have been laid at the building where they lost their lives. 

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